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Visit Pearson’s Falls and Glen in Polk Co., NC

Pearson’s Falls and Glen
Pearson’s Falls and Glen

Note: Pearson’s Falls is temporarily closed due to the spike in COVID-19 cases. Please check the Pearson’s Falls website for opening status during COVID-19.

Pearson’s Falls and Glen is a remarkable botanical wonderland that lies hidden in the foothills of the great Blue Ridge Mountains.

Only a short 45 to an hour and 5 minute drive from Gvl(65 min.), Sptbg(50), Avl(45) to just off Hwy 176 between Tryon and Saluda, NC.

It is a beautiful time of the year to visit Pearson’s Falls. The falls are full with the recent rains and the wildflowers are bursting with color. Pearson’s Falls, owned by the Tryon Garden Club, is a wonderful nature preserve with a beautiful 90 foot waterfall. There are more than 350 species of wildflowers and plants, a few that are rare.

Pearson’s Falls & Glen Hours:
March 1 – October 31: 7 days a week
10am – 6pm (Gates will close at 5:00 PM).

November – December & February: 7 days a week
10am – 5 pm (Gates will close at 4:00 PM).

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Adults (13 and up): $5.00
Ages 6-12: $1.00
Under 6: Free

The Tryon Garden Club will offer a series of Spring Walks that focus on the wildflowers in the Pearson’s Falls Glen. Admission is $10 plus the Pearson’s Falls admission fee.

  • Tuesday, April 9 10:30
  • Thursday April 25 8:30 (John Cely – birding)
  • Friday April 26 1:30 (join a wildflower photographer)
  • Wednesday May 1 8:30
  • Call the Pearson’s Falls, 828-749-3031 to register. Spaces fill quickly!

For more information about Pearson’s Falls & Glen visit or call:
(828) 749-3031

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